Movies like Machete

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Machete (2010)
 6.6
 178K
Machete
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: stylized, humorous, not serious, bloody, dark humor, brutal, rough, realistic, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, vengeance, parody, betrayal, corruption, immigrants, violence, blood, vigilante, revenge, assassin, gore, hitman, assassination, police corruption, chase, torture, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, splatter, gratuitous violence, violent, hotshot hero, brutality, machete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: texas, mexico, usa

Most similar movies to Machete

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, rough, exciting and realistic films with plots about brutality, dialogue, revenge, mentor, vengeance, violent and storytelling mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Machete: Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), Desperado (1995), El Mariachi (1992), Grindhouse (2007), John Wick (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.6
 67K
Machete Kills
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ex-Federale agent Machete is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to ...
Style: stylized, not serious, humorous, rough, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gory, violence, assassin, gore, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, blood, revenge, chase, insanity, arms dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, texas, washington d.c., arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   67%
 
Once Upon a Time in Mexico
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, violence, revenge, gunfight, storytelling, assassin, betrayal, blood, torture, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 154K
Desperado
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: stylized, sexy, dark humor, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, revenge, hitman, gory, brutality, gangsters, chase, violence, gunfight, vigilante, dark hero, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   63%
 
 6.9
 57K
El Mariachi
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: El Mariachi just wants to play his guitar and carry on the family tradition. Unfortunately, the town he tries to find work in has another visitor...a killer who carries his guns in a guitar case. The drug lord and his henchmen mistake El Mariachi ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, mistaken identity, small town, vengeance, gangsters, hitman, violence, chase, organized crime, gunfight, revenge, gangster ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   74%
 
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 7.6
 166K
Grindhouse
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Style: dark humor, stylized, semi serious, sexy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, serial killer, car chase, violence, gore, blood, revenge, drugs/alcohol, motorcycle, murder, hospital ...
Time: year 2007
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, austin texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   57%
 
 7.3
 398K
John Wick
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, revenge, dog, gangsters, murder, assassin, organized crime, violence, dark hero, brutality, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
 7.2
 279K
The Equalizer
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: suspense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, corruption, lone hero, crime, gunfight, gory, righting the wronged, brutality, blood, weapons, organized crime, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
 8.0
 100K
The Raid 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crime, violence, gory, organized crime, gunfight, mafia, police corruption, corruption, undercover cop, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
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 6.7
 138K
Shoot 'Em Up
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
Style: stylized, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, violence, gunfight, blood, corruption, torture, heavy metal, prostitute, hotshot hero, car chase, gory, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   100%
 
 6.5
 115K
Killer Elite
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, hostage, spy, secret service, assassination, mentor, mercenary, chase, secret society, car chase, violence, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: england, london, middle east, europe, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
 6.8
 65K
Death Sentence
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, stylized, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, revenge, murder, justice, crime, hospital, vigilante, violence, gunfight, brutality, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
 6.6
 234K
Fast & Furious
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, car chase, vengeance, undercover cop, revenge, gang, cars, racing, murder, dark hero, tough law enforcer, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, latin america, mexico, tokyo, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
 5.7
 54K
Sabotage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gory, brutality, crime, vengeance, police investigation, violence, car chase, revenge, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, california, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: dark humor, stylized, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, gory, vengeance, kung fu, hitman, mentor, organized crime, sword fight, violence, dark hero, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century
Place: japan, usa, tokyo, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
 6.9
 8K
Coffy
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin, a nurse sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.
Style: sexy, serious, rough, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vengeance, gangsters, crime, police corruption, drug abuse, addiction, violence, drugs, revenge, drug addiction, vigilantism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
Crank: High Voltage
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.
Style: stylized, rough, semi serious, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, violence, gore, tough heroes, drugs/alcohol, gunfight, blood, crime, violent, pornography, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
The November Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, spy, assassin, conspiracy, assassination, chase, mentor, kidnapping, car chase, revenge, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, russia, usa, moscow russia, montenegro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
 6.6
 137K
The Mechanic
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, tense, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, mentor, revenge, betrayal, car chase, arms dealer, teaching the ways of the world, gunfight, partners, deception, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, chicago illinois, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Skillfully framed by an unknown enemy for the murder of a priest, wanted vigilante MacManus brothers Murphy and Connor must come out of hiding on a sheep farm in Ireland to fight for justice in Boston.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, crime, revenge, irish, murder, vigilante, justice, gunfight, murderous pair, violence, betrayal, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
 6.5
 8K
Foxy Brown
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.
Style: sexy, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, crime, gangsters, chase, prostitution, revenge, vigilante, drugs, violence, drug addiction, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
The Replacement Killers
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, revenge, vengeance, gangsters, crime, chase, assassin, organized crime, redemption, betrayal, gangster ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
 7.5
 24K
The Getaway
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, bank robbery, crime gone awry, chase, murder, betrayal, robbery, prison, hitman, violence, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
 6.5
 93K
Safe
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, entertaining, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, mafia, gangsters, gunfight, organized crime, police corruption, revenge, kidnapping, lone wolves, martial arts, chase, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
 6.1
 41K
A Man Apart
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, violence, justice, brutality, drugs, corruption, murder, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
 5.9
 64K
Shaft
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, violence, revenge, corruption, police corruption, police investigation, chase, vengeance, car chase, kick-butt women, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
 6.3
 79K
War
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, revenge, chase, crime, hitman, fbi, assassin, betrayal, assassination, car chase, kung fu ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
 6.1
 48K
The Condemned
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack Conrad is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, chase, brutality, death, survival, jungle, vengeance, betrayal, murder, violence, internet, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
From Paris with Love
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: rough, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, cia, spy, assassin, car chase, violence, hitman, undercover, hotshot hero, surveillance, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
 6.6
 15K
Doberman
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers. After a complex and brutal bank robbery, they are being hunted by the Paris police. The hunt is led by the sadistic cop Christini, who ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, gangsters, police corruption, violence, chase, robbery, gangster, criminal heroes, violent, stylish, french ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
 7.4
 93K
Running Scared
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, gory, crime gone awry, mafia, gunfight, police corruption, violence, gangster, organized crime, police investigation, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
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